New Koi Carp Season – Pumice Koi Filter Media

April 14th, 2015


Now a new season is upon us and Techfil are currently supplying increasing quantities of Pumice Koi Filter Media.


Koi Filter Media in modern times is regarded as one of the most popular and efficient filter media used in trickling filters and trickle towers. Pumice Koi filter Media is also cost effective and has a longer lifespan than most of its competitors, meaning the replacement of filter media is a lot less frequent.


trickle filter


Pumice Koi Filter Media is inert and rapidly colonises with beneficial bacteria which help cleanse the pollutants. It is highly porous making it the ideal media for biological filters of all kinds.
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Benefits of Pumice Media for Horticulture

April 8th, 2015


Pumice is a natural, lightweight, volcanic gravel widely used in agriculture and horticulture.

The porous nature and rounded particle shape enables optimum drainage, improves soil aeration and promotes strong root growth making it ideal for cultivation in pots and beds. This allows for frequent watering without reducing the quantity of air available to the roots. Pumice can also act as a natural filter in areas with exceptionally chemically rich water.


The use of pumice in glasshouses improves heating performance and contributes to energy savings. Its insulating properties increase the temperature of the plant food favouring plant nutrition and growth.


Pumice in Horticulture


The absorbency of pumice allows it to retain moisture and nutrients. The then gradual release enables a considerable reduction in irrigation time and assists nurseries and growers with water usage. Pumice acts as a soil-builder, maintaining physical and structural stability, preventing soil compaction and improving exploited/poor soil performance.


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